Job Opportunity: Project Manager for the College of Agricultural Human & Natural Resource Sciences, Washington State University

The Project Manager position assists the lead PI, Dr. Lindsey du Toit, manage the logistics, reporting, communication, outreach, organization, and budget oversight for the 4-year onion USDA NIFA SCRI project (~$4M in funding plus $4M in cost-share to be tracked) with 24 people from 12 states and one other country.

This position is responsible for coordinating meetings (monthly for the PD and co-PIs, quarterly for the whole team, one videoconference/year for the whole team and the Stakeholder Advisory Panel (SAP), and one in-person meeting/year at a conference such as the National Onion Assoc. or National Allium Res. Conf. meetings); assisting with data management for the SCRI project team members to comply with USDA NIFA requirements; compiling/drafting progress reports to NIFA and the SAP as well as other stakeholders using reports from team members; coordinating research and extension manuscripts with the co-investigators and project team; serving as liaison for stakeholder feedback; monitoring project expenditures and cost-share budgets; serving as scientific and administrative liaison for the SAP; assisting with Extension and outreach, including on the Alliumnet website.

This assignment may change in accordance with the needs of the SCRI onion project.


Submit to Dr. Lindsey du Toit all of the following by email (, preferably by September 23,2019: *1)* A letter of application that addresses the required and preferred qualifications; *2)* curriculum vitae *3)* academic transcripts *4)* examples of two peer-reviewed scientific publications and/or details of the role(s) of the applicant in at least two projects with which they had major management experience; *and 5)* names and contact details of three references from whom letters will be requested by the search committee if the applicant is selected for an interview.

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